The protagonist of the play and an old bootlegger, he’s a father of 3 daughters . They all want to get married which worries Hobson as he’s frugal and doesn’t want to pay settlements .
the rebellious females of this house… Therss been a gradual increase of uppishness towards me…”
Why, lass, his father was a workhouse brat.”
Why did I stay too long[at the Moonraker’s]? To try to forget I’d had a thankless child…”
“I’ll run this shop with men…